MBA Journal: From Retail to B-School

Harvard Business School campus, Cambridge, Mass. Photograph by Brooks Kraft/Corbis

My name is Kristen Jones, and this fall I’ll be heading to Harvard Business School to start (and, I hope, finish) my MBA. Let me tell you, I’m pretty pumped about it. The road here was hard, frustrating, and long. Applying to business school is honestly one of the toughest things I’ve done in the last few years—not just because of the well-known pain points (GMAT, anyone?), but because of the months-long soul-searching process it requires.

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